Pests and disease
Two new projects featuring James Hutton Institute scientists in Aberdeen and Dundee have received a share of £2m for research to help combat threats to trees and plants, as part of the Tree Health and Plant Biosecurity Initi ... Read more
Leading plant pathologist Professor Paul Birch of the James Hutton Institute and University of Dundee has received the honour of being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) has ... Read more
Scientists working in Scotland and China have uncovered a potential Achilles’ heel in the organism which causes potato blight, a global problem with associated costs estimated at US$6billion around the world every year. Bl ... Read more
The Scottish Society for Crop Research (SSCR) and Bulrush Horticulture Ltd are holding a joint Soft Fruit Information Day and Winter Meeting at the Inchture Hotel in Perthshire. The day is free and open to anyone in the soft ... Read more
Diverse climatic and geographical zones in Peru are home to a great variety of crops (e.g., potatoes, quinoa, asparagus, and coffee). Recent advances in genomics and biotechnology offer great potential to address biotic and abioti ... Read more
Potato cyst nematodes (PCN) are a significant threat to the UK fresh and processing potato markets, with an annual estimated cost of £50 million to the potato industry. A new study by UK scientists has brought us one step cl ... Read more
Protein dense yard-long beans offer an affordable source of vitamins, particularly in South Asia where the crops thrive. However, the bean pod borer, Maruca vitrata, threatens the production of these vitamin-rich legumes, with pot ... Read more
Scientists from the James Hutton Institute are joining forces with colleagues from African research organisations in a drive to enhance the productivity of yam, a staple crop in Western Africa. ... Read more
The next meeting of the European Association for Potato Research (EAPR), Pathology and Pests Section, will be held in Dundee, Scotland, UK, 7th to 11th August 2016. This meeting covers research into potato pests a ... Read more
Members of the public are being asked to help researchers pinpoint just how far a species that wound up in the UK unintentionally has travelled across the country. The New Zealand Flatworm arrived on British soil over half a cen ... Read more
Do you have ornamental or soft fruit plants that are wilting or dying for no obvious reason? Have you noticed notching on the plant leaves, or grubs feeding on the roots? If so, your plants might be suffering from vine weevil dama ... Read more
An international consortium including the James Hutton Institute which tracks the European spatial distribution of Phytophthora infestans, the plant pathogen responsible for potato late blight, has updated the distribution of the ... Read more
Researchers from the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia (AIS) visited the James Hutton Institute as part of the CropSustaIn project, which looks into alternatives for sustainable crop production in Slovenia in the face of global c ... Read more
Researchers from the James Hutton Institute and Kenyan institutions have successfully introduced popular UK potato cultivar Mayan Gold in Kenya, in an effort to boost food security and strengthen potato production systems in the E ... Read more
CoZEE Zoonoses Network Autumn Conference:The role of high-throughput sequencing in surveillance, diagnostics and tracking zoonotic bacteria (Event)
CoZEE is a co-operative network that aims to be inclusive of all those interested in zoonoses. They will be hosting this workshop held at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee. This will be an interactive, engaging, and proactive ... Read more
Potato growers and industry representatives will be able to learn about novel research being conducted at the James Hutton Institute and how it contributes to Integrated Pest Management at Potatoes in Practice on 7 August 2014. ... Read more
How to protect cereal crops from the increased disease pressure caused by the mild winter and spring and early drilling was a key point of interest at this year’s Cereals in Practice event, co-hosted by the James Hutton Inst ... Read more
Two researchers based at the James Hutton Institute have been recognised for their contribution to plant science. Professor Philip J. White has been listed by Thomson Reuters as one of 176 Highly Cited Researchers in Plant and Ani ... Read more
Dr Ewan Campbell of the University of Aberdeen will give a seminar at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee entitled "Honeybee mites: using lethal RNAi gene knockdown to control pests" or "Honeybee health: a mitey pr ... Read more
James Hutton Institute senior research entomologist, Professor Nick Birch, has been nominated by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to present his Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programme for raspb ... Read more
A young scientist whose research focusses on pathogens in the environment has been awarded the prestigious Peter Massalski Prize for meritorious research. Dr Fiona Brennan, research scientist with the Ecological Sciences group at ... Read more
Researchers at the James Hutton Institute and partner organisations are working to understand how seed potato becomes infected with Pectobacterium atrosepticum, the pathogen that causes blackleg; a disease that has been one of the ... Read more
Even if Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD, Drosophila suzukii) has not been detected north of the border yet, Scottish soft fruit growers must not be complacent and should remain on the lookout for the pest during the 2014 season. Scie ... Read more
Bacterial endosymbionts and beneficial insects (Research Page)
A promising area for managing insect pests is through improved understanding of the importance of microbes associated with insects. Many insect species rely on symbiotic bacteria for their survival and these ‘hidden players& ... Read more
Exploiting plant traits to improve pest biocontrol (Research Page)
Exploiting genetic variation in the ability of plants to resist or tolerate attack by pests and pathogens has long been a focus of crop breeding programmes, although the genetic basis for plant resistance is often poorly-understoo ... Read more
Resistance genes within the same TIR-NBS-LRR locus from a wild North American grapevine species confer resistance to powdery mildew and downy mildew in cultivated grapevine (Event)
Dr Angela Feechan, University College Dublin, will give a seminar on "Resistance genes within the same TIR-NBS-LRR locus from a wild North American grapevine species confer resistance to powdery mildew and downy mildew in cul ... Read more
Leading scientists and industry experts will be joining forces at AHDB’s Crop Research Conference to discuss how a better scientific understanding of pests, weeds and diseases can lead to practical crop protection tools for ... Read more
As concerns over pesticides such as neonicotinoids grow, the James Hutton Institute and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) have launched a new research programme looking into activating plants’ natural defences. ... Read more
Plants use underground fungal networks to warn their neighbours of aphid attack, scientists from the University of Aberdeen, the James Hutton Institute and Rothamsted Research have discovered. The study, published in Ecology Lette ... Read more
Scottish soft fruit growers must take adequate steps to protect their crops from the spotted wing drosophila, a new threat which could cause losses of up to 80%. That was the message at the Soft Fruit Winter Meeting of the Scottis ... Read more
The biennial Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2014 conference will be held in Dundee from 25-26 February 2014. Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2014: The Dundee Conference will be the foremost conference concerning environm ... Read more
A pathogen responsible for a plant disease that has caused food shortages and major loss of life in the past, such as the Irish Potato Famine of 1845, still poses a significant threat to global food security. This is underlined in ... Read more
Opportunities for PhD projects from the James Hutton Institute's annual competitive joint-studentship programme are now being advertised on FindAPhD.com. All these PhD projects are funded jointly between the Institute and par ... Read more
Research on ticks and tick-borne diseases (Research Page)
Ixodes ricinus ticks are the most important vector of disease-causing pathogens in Europe. They have been increasing in Britain in recent decades and are of particular concern because they transmit Borrelia burgdorferi s.l., the a ... Read more
Centre for Human and Animal Pathogens in the Environment (HAP-E) (Research Page)
Key pathogens in the environment interests Environmental survival of pathogens (for example, Clostridia in anaerobic digestate) Pathogen transmission between animals and zoonotic transmission from animal to human Transmi ... Read more
Disease and ecological tolerance in barley (Research Page)
Disease tolerance in a crop species may be defined as the ability of a plant to produce a greater yield than would normally be expected from the observed disease (Newton and Thomas, 1994). It is rarely a priority objective in bree ... Read more
Epidemiology, crop protection and resistance deployment (Research Page)
Components of sustainable Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Several major genes for resistance have been deployed but all can be overcome by emergence of matching virulence (probably loss of the avirulence gene product), and freq ... Read more
Raspberry root rot and chemical management (Research Page)
Raspberry root rot, caused by Phytophthora fragariae var. rubi, continues to be one of the most serious diseases of raspberry (Harrison et al., 1998). Root rot diseases have always been a problem in North America but were not rega ... Read more
Molecular breeding for raspberry root rot resistance (Research Page)
All traits (characteristics) are controlled by genes and the combination of alleles (versions) of the genes in the plant is known as the genotype. Red raspberry is diploid and therefore can have two alleles of each gene. The genot ... Read more
Centre for Research on Potato and other Solanaceous plants (Research Page)
A multidisciplinary research group The role of the Centre for Research on Potato and other Solanaceous plants (CRPS) is to promote multidisciplinary research on potato (Solanum tuberosum). The tools and technologies we ... Read more
The involvement of nuclear domains and proteins in plant responses to virus infections (Research Page)
The interactions between a virus and its host cell play a central role in the viral infection cycle. The analysis of virus-host interactions is critical for understanding the mechanisms of viral infections and for the development ... Read more
Scientists at The James Hutton Institute are helping find new ways of tackling crop pests and diseases without using conventional pesticides. They are contributing to the SCEPTRE project which aims to address key gaps in crop prot ... Read more
- Mantelin, S.; Thorpe, P.; Jones, J.T., (In press) Suppression of plant defences by plant-parasitic nematodes., In: Escobar, C. & Fenoll, C. (eds.). Advances in Botanical Research Plant Nematode Interactions. Elsevier, Oxford.
- Mei, Y.; Thorpe, P.; Guzha, A.; Haegeman, A.; Blok, V.C.; MacKenzie, K.; Gheysen, G.; Jones, J.T.; Mantelin, S., (2015) Only a small subset of the SPRY domain gene family in Globodera pallida is likely to encode effectors, two of which suppress host defences induced by the potato resistance gene Gpa2., Nematology, 17, 409-424.
- Cotton, J.A.; Lilley, C.J.; Jones, L.M.; Kikuchi, T.; Reid, A.J.; Thorpe, P.; Tsai, I.J.; Beasley, H.; Blok, V.C.; Cock, P.J.A.; Eves-van den Akker, S.; Holroyd, N.; Hunt, M.; Mantelin, S.; Naghra, H.; Pain, A.; Palomares-Rius, J.E.; Zarowiecki, M.; Berriman, M.; Jones, J.T.; Urwin, P.E., (2014) The genome and life-stage specific transcriptomes of Globodera pallida elucidate key aspects of plant parasitism by a cyst nematode., Genome Biology, 15, Article No. R43.
- Stam, R.; Mantelin, S.; McLellan, H.; Thilliez, G., (2014) The role of effectors in non host resistance to filamentous plant pathogens., Frontiers in Plant Science, 5, Article No. 582.
- Thorpe, P.; Mantelin, S.; Cock, P.J.A.; Blok, V.C.; Coke M.C.; van Den Akker, S.E.; Guzeeva, E.; Lilley, C.J.; Smant, G.; Reid, A.J.; Wright, K.M.; Urwin, P.E.; Jones, J.T., (2014) Genomic characterisation of the effector complement of the potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida., BMC Genomics, 15, Article 923.
- Mantelin, S.; Bhattarai, K.K.; Jhavei, T.Z.; Kaloshian, I., (2013) Mi-1-mediated resistance to Meloidogyne incognita in tomato may not rely on ethylene but hormone perception through ETR3 participates in limiting nematode infection in a susceptible host., PLoS ONE, 8, e63281.
- Cortada, L.; Mantelin, S.; Verdejo-Lucas, S.; Kaloshian, I., (2012) Marker analysis for detection of the Mi-1.2 resistance gene in tomato hybrid rootstocks and cultivars., Nematology, 14, 631-642.
- Haegeman, A.; Mantelin, S.; Jones, J.T.; Gheysen, G., (2012) Functional roles of effectors of plant-parasitic nematodes., Gene, 492, 19-31.
- Mantelin, S.; Peng, H.; Li, B.; Tamian, H.S.; Takken, F.L.W.; Kaloshian, I., (2011) The receptor-like kinase SlSERK1 is required for Mi-1-mediated resistance to potato aphids in tomato., Plant Journal, 67, 459-471.
An alien invader which threatens the ecological balance of Scotland’s soils is being DNA profiled by scientists at The James Hutton Institute. Arthurdendyus triangulatus commonly known as the New Zealand flatworm is a predat ... Read more
Scientists from The James Hutton Institute have helped unravel the genome of a nematode that causes huge damage to the forestry industry and forest ecosystems in East Asia. The sequencing of the genome is the first step in ... Read more
- Thomas-Sharma, S.; Abdurahman, A.; Ali, S.; Andrade-Piedra, J.L.; Bao, S.; Charkowski, A.O.; Crooke, D.; Kadian, M.; Kromann, P.; Struik, P.C.; Torrance, L.; Garrett, K.A.; Forbes, G.A., (2016) Seed degeneration in potato: the need for an integrated seed health strategy to mitigate the problem in developing countries., Plant Pathology, 65, 3-16.
- Lukhovitskaya, N.I.; Cowan, G.H.; Vetukuri, R.R.; Tilsner, J.; Torrance, L.; Savenkov, E.I., (2015) Importin-alpha-mediated nucleolar localization of potato mop-top virus TRIPLE GENE BLOCK1 (TGB1) protein facilitates virus systemic movement, whereas TGB1 self-interaction is required for cell-to-cell movement in Nicotiana benthamiana., Plant Physiology, 167, 738-752.
- Reavy, B.; Swanson, M.M.; Cock, P.J.A.; Dawson, L.A.; Freitag, T.E.; Singh, B.K.; Torrance, L.; Mushegain, A.R.; Taliansky, M., (2015) Distinct circular single-stranded DNA viruses exist in different soil types., Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81, 3934-3945.
- Were, H. K.; Olubayo, F.M.; Kabira, J.; Aura, J.; Torrance, L., (2015) Aphids infesting potato in Kenya., In: Low, J., Nyongesa, M., Quinn, S. & Parker, M. (eds.). Potato and Sweetpotato in Africa: Transforming the Value Chains for Food and Nutrition Security. CAB International, Chapter 38, 396-404.
- Tilsner, J.; Taliansky, M.E.; Torrance, L., (2014) Plant virus movement., In: Harper, D. (ed.). eLS, Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, A20711.
- Bragard, C.; Caciagli, P.; Lemaire, O.; Lopez-Moya, J.J.; MacFarlane, S.; Peters, D.; Susi, P.; Torrance, L., (2013) Status and prospects of plant virus control through interference with vector transmission., Annual Review of Phytopathology, 51, 177-201.
- Lukhovitskaya, N.I.; Thaduri, S.; Garushyants, S.K.; Torrance, L.; Savenkov, E.I., (2013) Deciphering the mechanism of defective interfering RNA (DI RNA) biogenesis reveals that a viral protein and the DI RNA act antagonistically in virus infection., Journal of Virology, 87, 6091-6103.
- Mitchell, C.A.; Kalies, S.; Cizmar, T.; Heisterkamp, A.; Torrance, L.; Roberts, A.G.; Gunn-Moore, F.J.; Dholakia, K., (2013) Femtosecond optoinjection of intact tobacco BY-2 cells using a reconfigurable photoporation platform., PLoS ONE, 8(11), e79235.
- Were, H.K.; Kabira, J.N.; Kinyua, Z.M.; Olubayo, F.M.; Karinga, J.K.; Aura, J.; Lees, A.K.; Cowan, G.H.; Torrance, L., (2013) Occurrence and distribution of potato pests and diseases in the major potato growing areas in Kenya., Potato Research, 56, 325-342.
- Birch, P.R.J.; Bryan, G.J.; Fenton, B.; Gilroy, E.M.; Hein, I.; Jones, J.T.; Prashar, A.; Taylor, M.A.; Torrance, L.; Toth, I.K., (2012) Crops that feed the world 8: potato: are the trends of increased global production sustainable?, Food Security, 4, 477-508.
- Cowan, G.H.; Roberts, A.G.; Chapman, S.N.; Ziegler, A.; Savenkov, E.I.; Torrance, L., (2012) The potato mop-top virus TGB2 protein and viral RNA associate with chloroplasts and viral infection induces inclusions in the plastids., Frontiers in Plant Science, 3(290).
- Newton, A.C.; Torrance, L.; Holden, N.; Toth, I.K.; Cooke, D.E.L.; Blok, V.C.; Gilroy, E.M., (2012) Chapter three - climate change and defence against pathogens in plants., Advances in Applied Microbiology, 81, 89-132.
- Swanson, M.M.; Reavy, B.; Makarova, K.S.; Cock, P.J.; Hopkins, D.W.; Torrance, L.; Koonin, E.V.; Taliansky, M., (2012) Novel bacteriophages containing a genome of another bacteriophage within their genomes., PLoS ONE, 7(7), e40683.
- Zakri, A.M.; Ziegler, A.; Commandeur, U.; Fischer, R.; Torrance, L., (2012) In vivo expression and binding activity of scFv-RWAV, which recognises the coat protein of tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (family Geminivirdae)., Archives of Virology, 157, 1291-1299.
- Taliansky, M.E.; Shaw, J.; Torrance, L., (2011) Role of the nucleolus in plant virus pathogenicity., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2010, pp42-43.
- Tilsner, J.; Amari, K.; Torrance, L., (2011) Plasmodesmata viewed as specialised membrane adhesion sites., Protoplasma, 248, 39-60.
- Torrance, L.; Wright, K.M.; Crutzen, F.; Cowan, G.H.; Lukhovitskaya, N.I.; Bragard, C.; Savenkov, E.I., (2011) Unusual features of pomoviral RNA movement., Frontiers in Plant Microbe Interactions, 2, 259.
- Al-Mrabeh, A.; Anderson, E.A.; Torrance, L.; Evans, A.; Fenton, B., (2010) A literature review of insecticide and mineral oil use in preventing the spread of non-persistent viruses in potato crops., The Potato Council Ltd., Stoneleigh, 65pp.
- Chichkova, N.V.; Shaw, J.; Galiullina, R.A.; Drury, G.E.; Tuzhikov, A.I.; Kim, S.; Kalkum, M.; Hong, T.B.; Gorshkova, E.N.; Torrance, L.; Vartapetian, A.B.; Taliansky, M.E., (2010) Phytaspase, a relocalisable cell death promoting plant protease with caspase specificity., EMBO Journal, 29, 1149-1161.
- Tilsner, J.; Cowan, G.H.; Roberts, A.G.; Chapman, S.N.; Ziegler, A.; Savenkov, E.I.; Torrance, L., (2010) Plasmodesmal targeting and intercellular movement of Potato mop-top pomovirus is mediated by a membrane anchored tyrosine-based motif on the lumenal side of the endoplasmic reticulum and the C-terminal transmembrane domain in the TGB3 movement protein., Virology, 402, 41-51.
- Bjorkvoll, E.; Lee, A.M.; Grotan, V.; Saether, B.E.; Stien, A.; Engen, S.; Albon, S.; Loe, L.E.; Hansen, B.B,., (2016) Demographic buffering of life histories? Implications of the choice of measurement scale., Ecology, 97, 40-47.
- Lee, A.M.; Bjorkvoll, E.M.; Hansen, B.B.; Albon, S.D.; Stien, A.; Saether, B.E.; Engen, S.; Veiberg, V.; Loe, L.E.; Grotan, V., (2015) An integrated population model for a long-lived ungulate: more efficient data use with Bayesian methods., Oikos, 124, 806-816.
- Albon, S., (2014) Why assess the state of UK ecosystems and trends in the delivery of ecosystem services?, Environmental Scientist, 23, 4-8.
- Albon, S.; Balana, B.; Brooker, R.; Eastwood, A., (2014) A systematic evaluation of Scotland's Natural Capital Asset Index., Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 751
- Albon, S.; Turner, K., (2014) Evolving a conceptual framework to explore the links between human wellbeing and the environment., Environmental Scientist, 23, 9-14.
- Albon, S.; Turner, K.; Watson, R.; Anger, A.; Baker, J.; Bateman, I.; Bentley, S.; Blyth, N.; Bowles-Newark, N.; Brown, C.; Brown, I.; Byrne, J.; Church, A.; Coates, P.; Cowap, C.; Dickie, I.; Elliott, M.; Everard, M.; Gosling, L.; Grayson, N.; Haines-Young, R.; Harrison, P.; Kelly, M.; Kenter, J.; Martin, K.; Maxwell, S.l McCarthy, D.; Mee, L.; Monk, K.; Mortimer, D.; Osborn, D.; Owen, R.; Ranger, S.; Reed, M.; Russel, D.; Scott, A.; Thompson, D.; Tierney, M.; Turner, K.; Waters, R.; Wharfe, J.; Whitbread, T.; Williams, D.; Wilson, B.; Wilson, L., (2014) UK National Ecosystem Assessment Follow-on. Synthesis of the key findings., Report from the UK National Ecosystem Assessment Follow-on Phase.
- Young, J.C.; Waylen, K.A.; Sarkki, S.; Albon, S.; Bainbridge, I.; Balian, E.; Edwards, D.; Davidson, J.; Fairley, R.; Margerison, C.; McCracken, D.; Owen, R.; Quine, C.P.; Stewart-Roper, C.; Thompson, D.; Tinch, R.; Van Den Hove, S.; Watt. A., (2014) Improving the science-policy dialogue to meet the challenges of biodiversity conservation: having a conversation rather than talking at one-another., Biodiversity and Conservation, 23, 387-404.
- Brooker, R.; Aalders, I.H.; Ballingall, K.; Begg, G.; Birch, A.N.E.; Elliott, G.; Ellis, C.; Freitag, T.; Hawes, C.; Holland, J.; Holmes, B.; Hough, R.L.; Karley, A.; McCracken, D.; Mitchell, R.; Stockan, J.; Zadoks, R.; Albon, S.A.; Hester, A.J.; Pakeman, R.J., (2013) Biotic and biophysical underpinning of ecosystem services in the Scottish context: a review., Published online as an outputs from WP 1.1 of the Ecosystem Services Theme of the SRP.
- Eastwood, A.; Nijnik, M.; Brooker, R.; Pakeman, R.J.; Artz, R.r.E.; Norton, L.; Ross, L.; Bullock, J.; Albon, S.; Vellinga, N.; Fielding, D.; Irvine, R.J.; Ramsay, S.; Cooksley, S., (2013) Nature conservation and ecosystem service delivery., Joint Nature Conservancy Council, Contract C12-0170-0635.
- Carlsson, A.M.; Irvine, R.J.; Wilson, K.; Piertney, S.B.; Halvorsen, O.; Coulson, S.J.; Stien, A.; Albon, S.D., (2012) Disease transmission in an extreme environment: Nematode parasites infect reindeer during the Arctic winter., International Journal for Parasitology, 42, 789-795.
- Purse, B.V.; Falconer, D.; Sullivan, M.J.; Carpenter, S.; Mellor, P.S.; Piertney, S.B.; Mordue, A.J.; Albon, S.D.; Gunn, G.J.; Blackwell, A., (2012) Impacts of climate, host and landscape factors on Culicoides species in Scotland., Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 26, 168-177.
- Stien, A.; Ims, R.A.; Albon, S.D.; Fuglei, E.; Irvine, R.J.; Ropstad, E.; Halvorsen, O.; Langvatn, R.; Loe, L. E.; Veiberg, V.; Yoccoz, N.G., (2012) Congruent responses to weather variability in high arctic herbivores., Biology Letters, 8, 1002-1005.
- Clements, M.N.; Clutton-Brock, T.H.; Albon, S.D.; Pemberton, J.M.; Kruuk, L.E.B., (2011) Gestation length variation in a wild ungulate., Functional Ecology, 25, 691-703.
- DeGabriel, J.L.; Albon, S.D.; Fielding, D.A.; Riach, D.J.; Westaway, S.; Irvine, R.J., (2011) The presence of sheep leads to increases in plant diversity and reductions in the impact of deer on heather., Journal of Applied Ecology, 48, 1269 - 1277.
- Jones, E.; Webb, S.D.; Ruiz-Fons, J.F.; Albon, S.; Gilbert, L., (2011) The effect of landscape heterogeneity and host movement on a tick-borne pathogen., Theoretical Ecology, 4, 435-448.
- Mace, G.M.; Bateman, I.; Albon, S.; Balmford, A.; Brown, C.; Church, A.; Haines-Young, R.; Pretty, J.N.; Turner, K.; Vira, B.; Winn, J., (2011) Conceptual framework and methodology., In: UK National Ecosystem Assessment. Understanding Nature's Value to Society. Technical Report. Cambridge, UNEP-WCMC, Chapter 2, pp11-26.
- Watson, R.; Albon, S.; Aspinall, R.; Austen, M.; Bardgett, R.; Bateman, I.; Berry, P.; Bird, W.; Bradbury, R.; Brown, C.; Bullock, J.; Burgess, J.; Church, A.; Christie, S.; Crute, I.; Davies, L.; Edwards-Jones, G.; Emmett, B.; Firbank, L.; Fitter, A.; Gibson, C.; Hails, R.; Haines-Young, R.; Heathwaite, L.; Hopkins, J.; Jenkins, M.; Jones, L.; Mace, G.; Malcolm, S.; Maltby, E.; Maskell, L.; Norris, K.; Ormerod, S.; Osborne, J.; Pretty, J.; Quine, C.; Russell, S.; Simpson, L.; Smith, P.; Tierney, M. Turner, K.; van der Wal, R.; Vira, B.; Walpole, M.; Watkinson, A.; Weighell, T.; Winn, J.; Winter, M., (2011) The UK National Ecosystem Assessment: Synthesis of the key findings., UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge.
- Clements, M.N.; Clutton-Brock, T.H.; Albon, S.D.; Pemberton, J.M. Loeske E. B. Kruuk, (2010) Getting the timing right: antler growth phenology and sexual selection in a wild red deer population., Oecologia, 164, 357-368.
- Sutherland, W.J.; Albon, S.D.; Allison, H.; Armstrong-Brown, S.; Bailey, M.J.; Bereton, T.; Boyd, I.L.; Carey, P.; Edwards, J.; Gill, M.; Hill, D.; Hodge, I.; Hunt, A.J.; Le Quesne, W.J.F.; Macdonald, D.W.; Mee, L.D.; Mitchell, R.; Norman, T.; Owen, R.P.; Parker, D.; Prior, S.V.; Pullin, A.S.; Rands, M.R.W.; Redpath, S.; Spencer, J.; Spray, C.J.; Thomas, C.D.; Tucker, G.M.; Watkinson, A.R.; Clements, A., (2010) The identification of priority opportunities for UK nature conservation policy., Journal of Applied Ecology, 47, 955-965.
- Albon, S.D.; Armstrong, H.; Ballantyne, S.; Elston, D.; Hooper, R.; Irvine, R.J.; Perez-Barberia, J.; Potts J., (2009) A methodology to describe regional and national deer populations and trends in Scotland., Deer Commission for Scotland RP73.
The Fourth International Workshop on Barley Leaf Blights was hosted by The James Hutton Institute. It was held at the West Park Conference Centre, Dundee from 27-29 June 2011. Papers and abstracts You can download a copy of th ... Read more
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